Tag Archives: Hayden Penn
Triple-A pitchers Hayden Penn and Vinnie Chulk are close to signing deals with separate Japanese teams.
Catching up on the weekend notes… -The platoon is over between Lastings Milledge and Ryan Church. I posted about a week ago that Church shouldn’t be stealing playing time from… Read more
Some minor league notes before today’s major league game begins… -Japanese team Chiba Lotte is trying to acquire Hayden Penn from the Pirates. Patrick Newman of NPB Tracker reported that… Read more
The month of June almost completely depleted the Indianapolis Indians of any legit prospects. Pedro Alvarez, Jose Tabata, and Brad Lincoln were all promoted to the majors, leaving the Indianapolis lineup and rotation… Read more
Around the end of May I took a look at two players who needed to be promoted at each level. A little over a month later and most of those… Read more
The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated Dana Eveland for assignment, and are expected to make two additions to the 25-man roster today. The Pirates acquired Eveland at the start of June,… Read more
With today’s DFA of Dana Eveland, a trade that appeared suspect at the time now looks even worse. Essentially, the Pirates traded Ronald Uviedo for three non-descript appearances by Eveland. It seems like they simply threw away a minor asset. However, maybe there is more to this situation than what meets the eye.